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King, Kenneth – Prospects, 1976
In terms of nonformal education in developing countries, the author examines (1) the notion of a basic educational package, relevant to the needs of the poorest rural areas, (2) the potential of alternative indigenous educational systems, and (3) possible interactions between nonformal education and the ordinary school system. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Planning
Prospects, 1973
The rationale underlying the emphasis of current UNESCO programs on renovation and reorientation of formal and nonformal systems of education in rural areas introduces a series of papers which emphasize the need for coordinated, long-term planning for rural development. (SM)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Change, Educational Development
Tugbiyele, E. A. – Prospects, 1973
Objectives for non-formal education and training in Africa are discussed in this article. Specific forms for out-of-school education are suggested: National youth service training; Correspondence education; and Extension, adult and continuing education programs. The problems of resource allocation for such national programs are considered. (SM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts
Coombs, Philip H. – Prospects, 1973
A report on nonformal education for rural development is extracted. The portions of the study presented discuss nonformal education in regard to providing information and guidelines to assess needs, planning effective and economic programs, developing means to strengthen the programs, and defining methods of participation by external agencies. (KM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Dropouts, Educational Development, Educational Needs